The United Nations refugee agency today urged European countries to sort out the case of a pair of stowaways who, in an apparent attempt to seek asylum, have been travelling from port to port aboard a cargo ship for more than two weeks.
The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed a new European Union (EU) policy towards asylum seekers as an “important step,” but also noted that the measure might lower some countries’ standards, particularly with regard to refugee employment.
A United Nations internal investigation has found evidence that staff members of the UN refugee agency illegally took bribes as part of a criminal conspiracy to bilk asylum-seekers in Kenya, according to a report released today.
As the debate on migration-related issues is heating up around the world, over 70 government ministers are expected to attend next week's landmark meeting in Geneva on refugee issues, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said today.
The last group of Tanzanian refugees who fled civil disturbances to Kenya earlier this year began repatriating by air this morning, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said today.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today held talks in Islamabad on the possibility of opening new camps in Pakistan to accommodate the thousands of Afghans fleeing their country.